Myths about Switzerland

12 myths about Switzerland (and whether they're true or not)

Say you're a regular Italian who happens to move to Switzerland. You start your new life and slowly learn all the habits of your new country...
Bernina Express

How to travel Switzerland by train in just five days

For some globetrotters, spending two weeks in Switzerland is wishful thinking. This five day itinerary is allows you to maximize...
Monte Tamaro Hike in Ticino

Tamaro to Lema is the ultimate Ticino autumn hike

Autumn in Ticino means some of the best hiking opportunities. And we conquered one of the most scenic and challenging trails of all, the Tamaro-Lema...
Circolo Sociale Montagnola

5 typical "grotto" restaurants not to miss in Ticino

Summer bliss in Ticino involves food, and the best food can be found in a typical grotto. Here are my favorite Ticino style restaurants...
Monte Generoso Ticino - Fiore di Petra

Why we fell in love with Monte Generoso in Ticino

Monte Generoso has always been one of the most important attractions in Ticino. It offers one of Switzerland's oldest cog rail trains combined with...
Hotel Villa Orselina, Ticino

Our stay at Hotel Villa Orselina was 100 percent pure bliss

Many ways lead to the five star Hotel Villa Orselina. It is majestically located in the town of Orselina, high above the roofs of Locarno. On this warm...

25 unmistakable signs that you grew up in Ticino

Once you've visited Ticino, your life will never be the same again. But if you insist that your nonna cooks the best risotto...


Locarno Camelie Festival

The annual Camelie Flower Festival in Locarno

Feel the flower power and see over 950 different types of the exquisite Camelie flower. This March in Locarno, they will be...